New report reveals cyber security flaws in UK universities

More than half of UK universities have reported at least one data breach to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) over the last year, according to a report from managed security services provider Redscan. According to 86 respondents of 134 UK universities approached by Redscan for Freedom of Information requests in March 2020, there were two […]

Action is required, says member of Lords Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies

“The pace of change, the velocity of what’s happening – we need to really get far more of a grip and understand how to legislate and regulate in a world where things can go global in a fraction of a second,” says Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE, a member of the House of Lords Select […]

UK Data Protection Index offers practitioners chance to influence the industry as a whole

Editorial director of Data Protection World Forum, Nick Edwards, spoke with DPO Centre CEO Rob Masson, about the major new initiative to generate industry-wide insight on the data protection profession.  The UK Data Protection Index is based on an anonymised regular survey of UK-based practitioners that meet certain criteria based on their role. Mr Masson […]

Cookies and Consent Compliance: How to collect, store and deploy personal data through web trackers.

The ePrivacy Regulation is not yet in place, but cookies and other tracking mechanisms are under scrutiny by Data Protection Authorities (DPAs). It is imperative that organizations understand the implications of cookies and respect consent, paying particular attention to how they collect, store and deploy personal data through their web trackers. As CEO of Didomi, […]